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Police investigating robbery of Fairview Heights woman approached in driveway

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(KMOV)-- Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a Fairview Heights woman in her driveway.

It happened Tuesday evening around 6:30 in the 9000 block of Crest Drive.

The 23-year-old victim said a strange man in a ski mask approached her after getting out of her car, pointed a gun, and demanded her purse.

She then said a second man in a ski mask came toward her and pushed her to the ground.

Police say one of the men kicked the victim before taking the purse and running into a wooded area.

Residents reported seeing a suspicious white or silver SUV in the area.

Investigators do not yet know if this vehicle is connected to the crime.

The victim suffered minor injuries, but did not require medical attention.

 

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